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To Paint or Not to Paint

Painting the outside of your home traditionally takes more time and expense than a comparable area on the inside. You have to deal with ladders, more paint and, of course, the weather. So when preparing your house for sale, you don’t want to do any exterior painting unless it is ...

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Staging the Outside of Your Home

You’re probably familiar with the term “home staging”. It involves cleaning, de-cluttering, reorganizing, and decorating specifically in order to make your home more attractive to potential buyers. Furniture stores do something similar when they “stage” a bedroom suite in a showroom. Most sellers focus their staging efforts on the inside of ...

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Is It A Mountain? Or A Molehill?

There’s an old expression: Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill. It refers, of course, to putting a problem or issue in the right perspective. Some things just aren’t worth worrying that much about – the molehills. However, there are other things that you do need to be concerned ...

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How to Hold an Open House (When There are Kids and Pets)

Image via Pixabay   When your home is on the market, ideally it looks brand-new and ready for new owners. However, when you have kids and pets, you can’t always keep things in pristine condition. Here, we’ll cover a few do’s and don’ts when preparing for an open house when you have ...

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